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Wayne County residents have convenient access to six institutions of higher learning, five public school corporations and an excellent selection of private schools.

Explore our educational links for a wide variety of learning resources.

Colleges and Universities

Public Schools

Cambridge City area

Centerville area

Hagerstown area

Fountain City area

Richmond area

Excel Center - Richmond

Private Schools

Amish Schools of Indiana - State Snapshot

Early Childhood: Preschool or Nursery School

  • C.A.E.C.I. Early Head Start (ages 0-3) - 765.935.3509
  • Central United Methodist Preschool - 765.962.8543
  • Creative Kids Academy - 765.966.5965
  • Head Start (ages 3-5) - 765.966.7733
  • Noah's Ark Day Care Center - 765.962.8869
  • Richmond Day Nursery - 765.966.1238
  • St. Paul's Christian Preschool - 765.962.7438
  • Truebood Preschool - 765.983.1445

Education Links

K-12 Resources

CareFinder Indiana - database of child care givers in Indiana.

Communities in Schools - CIS draws from school, family and community resources, to facilitate and coordinate collaborative efforts. This repositions existing services into public schools, making them more accessible to children, youth, and families.

Homework Hotline (also at 1-877-ASK-ROSE) - FREE math and science homework help to Indiana students in grades 6-12.

HomeworkSpot - links to helpful homework and study information.

Plagiarism - articles about plagiarism, case studies, links to term papers-for-sale sites and plagiarism detectors, resources especially for faculty, and resources especially for students.

Educational Agencies

East Central Educational Service Center

Indiana Association of Home Educators

Indiana Department of Education

Indiana Higher Education Telecommunications System

State of Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Home School Information

Indiana Home Educator's Network - links to county representative and sign up for mailing lists.

Indiana Home School Information - information from the Indiana Department of Education.

Preparing for College

21st Century Scholars Program - Income-eligible 8th-graders who enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship to the state are guaranteed the cost of four years of college tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana.

College Success Coalition - working to eliminate barriers to help Indiana students get the education they need to succeed in life by increasing the number of Hoosiers who finish high school, enroll in college and earn a degree.

HealthCareer Center - information on various health-related professions, with helpful links to professional organizations as well as training and educational opportunities.

Learn More Resource Center - educational tips and tools for students, parents, counselors, and adults.

Career Ready - information on how to prepare yourself to get to college.

State Financial Aid - financial aid information for Indiana college students.

TransferIN - learn how to transfer to an Indiana college.

College Lists and Locations

Indiana College Map

Indiana Colleges and Universities List

Indiana Online Colleges

Please note: All schools and preschools are listed as a benefit to our visitors. They do not constitute an endorsement by Waynet, Inc.


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Did You Know?

Engineer, entrepreneur and inventor, the long-time President of the Perfect Circle Corporation in Hagerstown, Ralph Teetor, changed the way America drives with his invention of cruise control.